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Canada's trade surplus fell to $4.85 billion in July from June's revised $5.64 billion as import growth surpassed export growth, the government said Thursday. Many analysts had forecast a $5.6 billion surplus. The June trade surplus originally was reported as $5.76 billion.
Exports of Hong Kong's most industries fall in Q2 HONG KONG, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- Hong Kong's exports of most industries suffered declines due to the global economic slowdown in the second quarter, revealed the Census and Statistics Department here Thursday.
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/338ab6/trends_in_us_texti) has announced the addition of the "Trends in US Textile and Clothing Imports, 2008 Edition" report to their offering.
MOSCOW. June 16 (Interfax) - Sakhalin Energy, the operator of the Sakhalin-2 project, has signed an agreement with the Japan Bank of International Cooperation (JBIC) and a consortium of international banks on financing for the project's second phase, the company said in a statement.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia returned to Japan on Wednesday two sailors whose detention off its far eastern coast had strained relations between the two countries. Russia repeated its warning to Japanese boats not to fish in what it considers its territorial waters.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's relations with Japan would remain at low ebb as long as Japanese leaders continued visiting a Tokyo shrine for war dead, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Sunday, driving home Beijing's displeasure.
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea on Wednesday called a visit by Japan's prime minister to a Tokyo war shrine "a grave insult," in its first official reaction to the pilgrimage that enraged Seoul and Beijing.
By Teruaki Ueno TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese fisherman died after a Russian patrol boat fired on a fishing boat on Wednesday, Japanese officials said, prompting Tokyo to protest what appeared to be the first fatality for 50 years in a territorial dispute.
TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese fisherman died after a Russian patrol boat fired on a fishing boat on Wednesday, prompting Japan to protest over what appeared to be the first fatality in 50 years in a territorial dispute.
Corrects spelling of Abes first name in paragraph
- To swell, as grain or wood with water.